AMK, or Adam Met Karl, was a Hong Kong based independent band from 1989-1996. Adam and Karl in the band's name represent Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Their songs featured upbeat melodies and fast rhythms, with lyrics inspired from political issues and ordinary city life in Hong Kong often presented in a humorous and satirical way. In 2006, a compilation album, In the name of AMK, was released by Harbour Records as a tribute to the band. Their songs were performed by various independent acts such as False Alarm, Fruitpunch and 22 Cats.